Matt Abrams is a technologist, investor, advisor, speaker, and outdoor adventurer who inspires startup founders and C-level executives to think bigger and bolder. His expertise and focus is in: Enterprise Data & Analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning, Information Quality & Integrity, Security, and Healthcare. He has spent over 25 years in the Enterprise software industry working across various Government, Healthcare, Startups, Enterprises and Venture Capital Funds and organizations. He has served as a General Partner and Venture Partner at Venture Capital Funds and, as an Operator, has co-founded companies and led product teams, industry standards bodies, and engineers in companies ranging in size from 20 to over 100,000 employees.
Matt is the Co-Founder, VP of Industry Developments & Strategic Advisor at Graphite Health, a health system-led public utility company, focused on transforming digital health care to improve patient outcomes and lower costs. Matt co-founded The Decency Project and SOS Bend. He currently serves as a Venture Partner at Atypical Ventures and TFX Capital and is a Board Member, Advisor, and Coach for a number of startups, focusing often on solutions across the Information Quality & Pollution landscape.
Matt is on the board of Northwestern’s Master of Science in Analytics (MSiA) program and has been a guest lecturer at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering, where he holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering. He is passionate about “leaving it better than he found it,” and when he’s not immersed in reading, working with entrepreneurs and innovators, or juggling two kids, you can find him traversing the backcountry mountains of Oregon.